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. >>> from the roads over to the rails, we have an alert for amtrak riders headed to baltimore this morning. we have learned from service from washington, d.c., up to baltimore is currently delayed, and this is due to some signal system problems. the good news is repairs are under way. we'll continue to keep you posted. all you have to do is follow @news4 today on twitter. reporting from the live desk, i'm angie goff, back to you. >>> we're also following breaking news in the district. a man in critical condition after prince george's county police officers shot him. they say he opened fire on them first. this is late last night at the d.c.-maryland border. news 4's melissa mollet is live with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, aaron. just behind me, we just spoke with officers. they say they're going to keep this road shut down for the next couple of hours at least because they want to wait until daylight to get a better look at the scene. i'm going to step out of the way for you so we can see what's going on here. just a couple of officers here now. the road still blocked off. a coupl
night's ravens-bengals game in baltimore. this is the first game played since the nfl and referees union reached agreement on a contract. players and fans were furious with the performance during the first three weeks of the season. commissioner goodell apologized to the fans for the lockout. >> we're sorry to bring our fans through that. we're sorry to bring the general public through that. that's, unfortunately, part of labor management disputes. >> the referees union plans to vote today and tomorrow on a labor deal. this will give you a sense of just how controversial those replacement refs were. one las vegas sports book is offering refunds to those who bet on the packers-seahawks game. seahawks won by a bad touchdown call in the final play of the game. >>> a texas man faces extortion charges, admitting to trying to get money from redskins quarterback robert griffin iii. richard hurd contacted one of rg3's agents earlier this year. he said he had information that would damage griffin's reputation and wanted is million in exchange for his silence. police arrested hurd, who played bask
on amtrak, delays between washington and baltimore because of signal problems. if you are heading that way, expect a longer trip this morning. >>> we are following breaking news out of southeast washington right now. police have shot a man near the d.c./maryland border. prince george's county police officers say they opened fire after the man shot at them. news 4's melissa mollet live where it all went down. melissa? >> reporter: good morning, aaron. the road has been blocked since 10:30 last night. investigators still out here on the scene. as you can see here behind me, about three blocks here completely shut down along southern avenue. they are waiting until daylight to get a better one last look at the scene. here's what we know. just after 10:00, d.c. and prince george's police started getting calls about a man walking through an apartment complex here firing a gun into the air. police say, when they arrived, two uniformed officers and marked cars confronted the man with the gun. they asked him several times to put it down. he would not and fired at them in the 800 block of southern a
bargaining agreement. the longest in nfl history. starting tonight in baltimore, replacement refs will no longer officiate nfl games. roger goodell temporarily lifted the lockout but officials will still meet on friday and saturday to vote on the agreement. goodell had this to say about ending the lockout. "this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating better. the teams, players and fans want and deserve both consistency and quality in officiating." the eight-year term will cover the referees through the 2019 nfl season. >>> virginia will take center stage again today in the race for the white house. both candidates will be campaigning in the commonwealth. mitt romney will be in springfield at american legion post 176. president obama is holding a rally in virginia beach today. both candidates' running mates have been stumping for votes in virginia as well. vice president joe biden was in chesterfield county on tuesday. republican nominee paul ryan made two stops in the commonwealth last week. both candidates were in ohio yesterday. president obama spoke at
is moving out. quiet conditions everywhere from baltimore down to annapolis and diehl. that's all headed toward eastern maryland right now. temperatures also mild. 67 in college park. rockville at 63. fort belvoir you're coming in at 64 degrees. luray 61. that is one of our cool spots off to the west. here's a look at the forecast hour by hour. 8:00 a.m., i think the fog will be lifting. we'll have some breaks, more in the cloud cover with a mixture of clouds and sun today. 77 degrees by around noontime. 81 degrees our high temperature for today with a few showers returning and even thunderstorms by 4:00, 5:00, 6:00, maybe even 7:00 or so. right now first 4 traffic. >> thanks, veronica. >>> still check on the situation on the outer loop of the beltway. here's what's happening. taking the outer loop toward connecticut avenue, the crash is reportedly now in the shoulder lane. i need to show you some delays because they're really growing right now. making your way towards georgia avenue, you are heavy on the brakes, sluggish. also at colesville road, starting to come to a complete stop as w
your way on bw parkway in maryland as well as i-95 between the baltimore beltway and the capitol beltway, checking for accidents and incidents, not seeing anything. give you a live look as you make your way past 100. volume very, very light in both directions. connecting to the beltway, no issue there. earlier on the beltway in montgomery county, outer loop as you approach 39. work zone in place blocking two left lanes. we'll check outer loop speeds at 61 miles per hour. ten minutes to get from i-95 to i-270. i'm back in ten. aaron and eun, back over to you. >> thank you. >>> not the news you want to hear as you're making your breakfast. why it will soon be harder to have one of the items on your plate this morning. >>> it's the moment football fans had been >>> a csx train emergency. this is breaking news. crews are inspecting this train. this might result in some delays for any fredericksburg lines this morning. we'll keep you updated throughout the morning. melissa mollet, news 4. >> thank you, melissa. >>> the replacement refs in the nfl have been getting a hounding all seaso
in baltimore. he worked as a contractor with nih at the website clinicaltrials.gov and taught at the university of maryland. >>> d.c. is not alone in storm cleanup. heavy rain pelted the mid-atlantic and northeast in parts of pennsylvania, delaware, and new jersey. some will deal with the rain through the morning commute. this morning many homeowners along millers island in baltimore county are dealing with the aftermath of flooding. waves of high water from the chesapeake bay came crashing over the sea wall into backyards. some saw a foot of water rise up into their yards and streets. much of that water receded late in the evening. >>> a maryland woman is thankful she wasn't hurt after a huge tree fell and barely missed her. danella was in the bathroom and had that tree crash through her bedroom in weatherly. as investigators tried to cut the tree down, the porch collapses. no one got hurt. >> i'm very, very blessed. not lucky, but blessed. the tree missed me by six inches. >>> the family says the house is 110 years old and structurally sound. they expect the damage from the fallen tree to be
the field in the ravens-bengals game in baltimore. it was the first time since the officials union reached a new agreement on the contract. players and fans were upset with the referees' performance the first three weeks of the season. commissioner goodell apologized to fans for the lockout. >> we're sorry to bring the fans through that. we're sorry to bring the general public through that. that's, unfortunately, part of labor management disputes. >> the referees union plans on voting tooday and tomorrow on te labor deal. this will give you a sense how controversial those calls were. one vegas sportsbook is offering refunds to customers who bet on the packers-seahawks game. seahawks won on a controversial touchdown call in the final play of the game. the casino owner calls this a unique situation and says it's the right thing to do for its customers. >> i'm going to disagree with that. >> you are? >> it's gambling. that's how it's supposed to work with gambling. >> but this casino decided -- >> it's good pr for sure. >>> ahead on "news 4 today," still fighting for their first division crow
sweet weekend for baltimore ravens wide receiver torrey smith. he turned in one of his best games as a pro but did that with a heavy heart. smith's younger brother died saturday night while riding his motorcycle in northern virginia. smith, a former terrapin receiver, decided to play in last night's game against the patriots. he scored two touchdowns in a ravens win. afterwards, smith talked about playing with that weight on his shoulders. >> you play with a heavy heart. you want to play for that person. i know my mom and all my family and everyone was back at the house. i texted my mom when i got here to the stadium. that's when i really made the decision i was going to play. she was excited about it. she was like, of course he'd want you to play. >> ravens had a moment of silence before the game for jones. police are still investigating the crash, but they say alcohol was not a factor. >>> the police and fbi agents who caught the former marine responsible for firing at several military buildings will be honored today. yonathan melaku pled guilty to shooting at the pentagon, quan
condition. she later died. her name has not been released. >>> a bitter sweet weekend for baltimore ravens wide receiver torrey smith. he turned in one of his best games as a pro but did so with a heavy heart. smith's younger brother died sunday night while riding his motorcycle in virginia. smith, a former terrapin receiver, decided to play in last night's game against the patriots. he scored two touchdowns and a ravens win. afterward, ravens head coach john harbaugh mar developvelled smith's resolve. >> when torrey said he wanted to play, he deserved that. a very special guy. how do you explain that? the lord works in wonderful, mysterious, beautiful ways. >> the ravens had a moment of silence before the game for jones. police are still investigating the crash but say alcohol was not a factor. >>> it's a sour start to the season on the redskins home field. the bengals came to town and proved they were going to be tough to beat from the very beginning. >> he will go deep. he's got green. he's going to go all the way. >> redskins outgunned for the most part in this game, ultimately falling
the baltimore beltway and the capital beltway. you're nice and clear. d.c., 295, no issues there either. checking things out on 395, we'll take a live look right now. this is your commute. no issues. here's a live look at seminary road and king as you make your way northbound. it is a clear commute for you. here's a live look at the bridge. your travel speed northbound from the beltway to the 14th street bridge. you're at about 58 miles per hour. a nice commute so far. back over to you. >>> new this morning, a local man with a familiar name has been killed in an accident. his name is demetri medvedev. the same name as the russian prime minister. a woman who was on his motorcycle was hurt. doctors expect her to survive. the car's driver was not hurt. police charged him with reckless driving. >>> also new this morning, another deadly motorcycle accident. this one off the university of maryland campus just before 11:00 last night. the police tried to pull the bike over near the college park metro station. the driver took off, lost control of the motorcycle, and slammed head-on into audio c
. health officials shut down monarch med spa, north of baltimore. all three patients went to the spa in the past six weeks and developed severe cases of infections. those infections are usually mild but can be deadly if it infects the lungs or blood. officials from monarch med spa released a statement saying it is always concerned for the well-being of its patients. >> today the space shuttle endeavor will arrive in california. the shuttle is in houston right now. it landed there after giving residents along the gulf coast a pretty good photo on. endeavor will fly over houston, texas, and tuscan, arizona, today, before it lands at edwards air force base in california. it will then fly to l.a.x. tomorrow and eventually go on display at the california science center. >>> mike shanahan says the team sin vest gaiting death threats against wide receiver josh morgan. some fans are still furious over this unsportsmanlike penalty morgan received late in last sunday's loss to the rams. the penalty forced the skins to attempt a 62-yard field goal to tie the game. billy cundiff missed that kick
to solve one of our region's biggest headaches, traffic. >>> welcome back at 4:44. the baltimore ravens are rallying around tory smith after his brother died in a motorcycle accident. teven jones died friday night in northwest virginia. he traveled to virginia to be with his family but decided to play in last night's game against the patriots. he ended up having a great game, scoring touchdowns and helping the ravens win 34-31. afterward, he talked about how he felt about playing with such a tragedy hanging over him. >> you play with a heavy heart, you want to play for that person. my mom and everyone at the family was back at the house. i texted my mom when i got back to the stadium. that's when i really made the decision i was going to play. she was excited about it. she was like, of course, he would want you to play. >> the ravens had a moment of silence before the ge for jones. police are still investigating the crash but say alcohol was not a factor. >>> 15 before the hour. counselors will be on hand at watkins mill high school to talk about an accident involving a 15-year-old stud
now nice light volume. the trip leaving baltimore down toward the capital beltway. here you are near 212, no issues for you. no accidents or incidents to report. in howard county we did have a road closure. that's because of a fire at mel's liquor store. crews have blocked off the road for several hours. >>> let's move along to traffic land. outer loop and new hampshire avenue, nobody out there. no delays. things also looking good on the beltway in prince georges county. we had an earlier wreck westbound between 123 and route 50 but that's cleared out of the way. 95 and 395 no worries for you. that's a check of your fox 5 on time traffic. allison. >> thanks. the big story more severe flooding in a dc neighborhood. residents have been hit four times since july. live in the blooming dale area with the latest on what is an on going problem. we just feel for those folks. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. hardship for a lot of the people in this neighborhood cleaning up not once but four times as you mentioned over the last few months. they are watching that rain in the forecast t
the baltimore beltway and the capitol beltway. i'll give you a live look if you're taking 95 at 216, nice and clear north and southbound. connecting to the beltway is not an issue. if you're traveling on the beltway in prince george's county, lanes are open. from i-95 to route 50, you're at 64 miles an hour. etty fast. that will take drivers right now about nine minutes. i'm back in ten. aaron and eun, back over to you. >>> 5:13. 62 degrees. ahead on "news 4 today," how business with a nightclub got a former redskin arrested. >>> 8:00 a.m. that's when the iphone 5 comes out in the u.s. for those in australia, they have already gotten their hands on those hot new phones. this is video from outside a store in sydney. apple booked more than 2 million preorders of the phone, double the first day sales of the iphone 4s. that means iphone fans are camped out, waiting where they've been all night. news 4's tony tull is live outside the apple store in georgetown. are people sleeping in an alley? or is that on the street? either way, it's not a good idea. >> reporter: either way, it's not a good i
and baltimore 68 degrees. the jet stream to the north allowing warm air to head in our way today. southerly air flow. winds light pushing in from the south. will set us up for a day where we expect to see temperatures into the low 90s pretty much everywhere. we'll see some high 80s in some of our neighborhoods. otherwise, not bad at all. not as humid as yesterday for our area. mostly sunny. futurecast wants to bring us a light passing shower between 4:00 and 6:00 today to our north-northwest. we'll watch that. otherwise, looking at mainly a dry day. the weekend isn't looking too bad either. i gave you a hint about sunday. >> very good. thank you. >> let's go to julie now, find out what's happening on the roads. >> happy friday. >> we're going to talk about some events happening tomorrow, as part of our hot lane project in virginia. it's where we find the crew in skyfox. they're above what will be the new ramp coming from the inbound stretch of the dulles toll road onto the beltway into the hot lane zone. that's what you're seeing, the white pavement, the new ramp will lead you from the dulles t
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